[ntp:questions] Re: Newbie question - ntpd not answering requests

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Fri Oct 22 04:32:21 UTC 2004


"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message news:<X5KdncUS2aWtjeXcRVn-iQ at comcast.com>...
> Steve Kostecke wrote:
> 
> >On 2004-10-20, Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>restrict pool.ntp.org  nomodify notrap noquery
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >You must use IP addresses on restrict lines.
> >
> >  
> >
> How do you handle pool.ntp.org then?   The address(es) that you get are 
> different each time are they not?  And also unknown at the time you 
> write ntp.conf!!!!
> 
> If what you say is true, restrict default ignore could not be used in 
> the same ntp.conf as pool.ntp.org.

I have a plan to fix this, so that servers that are specified on a server
line automatically get added to the list of allowed packets. I doesn't
make sense otherwise. Unfortunately, this won't happen soon  as there are
too many other things that need to get fixed.

Danny



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